'Four Christians arrested on false charges of forced conversions in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradeh.
Jan 7, India News
Police in the state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) arrested and then released four Christians, Mr. Sonu Kumar, Mr. Rakesh Maurya, Mr. Satnam and Mr. Shribaghwan, on charges of forced conversions. They were detained in Kasimaba village of Ghazipur district in UP. Mr. Sajan K George, president of the Global Council of Indian Christians (GCIC), denounced "the detention". He said, though the incident occurred a few days ago, it came to light only today......
Christians Hospitalized after Terrifying Christmas Attacks in.
Dec 31 Morningstar news
Christians in India who previously experienced little or no opposition reported that Hindu extremists stoned, slashed and terrorized them this Christmas season. At least 18 incidents against Christians were reported and verified during the Christmas season, according to the Religious Liberty Commission (RLC) of the Evangelical Fellowship of India (EFI). Of those incidents, 10 were reported from Uttar Pradesh state, three from Uttarakhand state, three from Tamil Nadu state and two from. ......
Hindu Extremists Threaten Children at Sunday School in the state of Tamil Nadu.
Dec 26, Christian Today
A mob of some 300 Hindu extremists on Nov. 11 barged into the school in Amathur village, Virudhunagar District, and demanded Pastor Selva Raj who was leading a worship service to vacate the
building immediately. The mob destroyed a shed in front of the building and began threatening the Sunday school children in foul language, said Raj.
"They took away the Bible storybooks and some song and activity books from the children and tore them into pieces," he told Morning Star News....